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No Safe Limits for Toxic Pesticides in Our Foods

Publication

On 7 April 7 2017 the South African government issued draft amendments to its regulations governing the legal limits for pesticide residues on food crops. The proposed amendments expose the gaps in regulations to date, despite the cultivation of herbicide-tolerant GM crops for almost two decades.

Appeal Board rejects GM potatoes for South Africa

Press release

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) welcomes the recent decision made by the Minister of Agriculture, Water Affairs and Fisheries and an Appeal Board rejecting the commercialisation of genetically modified (GM) potatoes in South Africa.

Below the belt, below the breadline - South Africa's inequitable and GM contaminated bread industry

Press release

The African Centre for Biosafety (ACB) has today brought into sharp focus the white bread industry in South Africa with the release of its new report "GM Contamination, Cartels and Collusion in South Africa's Bread Industry.' The report shows that the white bread tested contains high levels of Monsanto's genetically modified (GM) soya in the soy

Call for Parliamentary hearing on GMOs

Open Letter
Petition
Publication

Call for urgent Parliamentary hearing on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and transparent review of risk assessment procedures and public participation in GMO decision making Mr.

Civil society petition to Tiger Brands t/a Purity

Petition
Publication

Outraged by the results of tests conducted by the ACB. We, the undersigned members of civil society, are outraged by the ACB's test results showing that Purity's Cream of Maize tested positive as containing 56.25% GM maize; and Purity's Purity Baby First

Letter to the UN secretariat on 2,4D

Policy Submission

Request for intervention on GMOs likely to have adverse effects on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity; GM soybean tolerant to 2,4-D, glufosinate and glyphosate (DAS-44406-6).